Find your flavor: traditional mayonnaise gets pumped up

We’ll bet you know the traditional mayonnaise, but did you know mayonnaise comes in a multitude of flavors? Those flavors are becoming increasingly popular among mayo lovers and in recipes and there are plenty of them to try out. According to our most recent survey*, of the people who are consuming mayonnaise, four of ten are buying flavored mayonnaise from bacon, garlic and herb to roasted garlic and chipotle.

Here are three of our favorite recipes using these flavorful mayos:

1. Garlic Mayonnaise: This Greek Meatballs recipe is a delicious and versatile use of garlic mayonnaise. With just six ingredients, these lamb based meatballs are perfect for everything from spaghetti to sandwiches and even pita pockets.

2. Chipotle Mayonnaise: For your favorite host or hostess, this is a dip recipe the whole crowd will love. This Smokey Onion Kale Dip is made up of onion, baby kale, chipotle mayonnaise, cream cheese and Asiago cheese. The full recipe can be found here and a little tip, you might want to have enough on hand to make a second batch because this one is going to be a crowd favorite.

3. Curry Mayonnaise: Finally, for a snack featuring a fiery curry mayonnaise, try these Candied Curry Nuts, with only three ingredients. Make a big batch and grab a handful at a time throughout the week for lots of flavor on-the-go. All you’ll need is mixed nuts, curry mayonnaise and sugar. Learn more about this unique recipe here.

While these are some of our favorite recipes utilizing flavored mayonnaise, don’t limit yourself to just these. You can also spice up one of your favorite dishes that call for regular mayonnaise by trying a flavored mayonnaise next time. More mayonnaise recipes are here.

We want to know: What’s your favorite flavored mayonnaise recipe? Share it with us on Facebook!

*All data from the 2017 “Spoonable Salad Dressings Attitude & Usage Study” by The Association for Dressings and Sauces.


Caitlin Hutchinson

The Association for Dressings & Sauces